Thompson's Station is a somewhat small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 7,485 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Thompson's Station is the 83rd largest community in Tennessee. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Thompson's Station, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Thompson's Station, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Thompson's Station’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Thompson's Station does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $95,386.00.
Thompson's Station home prices are not only among the most expensive in Tennessee, but Thompson's Station real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Thompson's Station is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.65% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Thompson's Station is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thompson's Station who work in office and administrative support (18.85%), management occupations (14.08%), and computer science and math (13.73%).
Also of interest is that Thompson's Station has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Thompson's Station is also a town of artists. Thompson's Station has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Thompson's Station’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Thompson's Station telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.55% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Thompson's Station is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Thompson's Station’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Thompson's Station, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.45 minutes every day commuting to work.
Thompson's Station is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
If knowledge is power, Thompson's Station is a pretty powerful place. 57.77% of the adults in Thompson's Station have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Thompson's Station in 2018 was $44,185, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $176,740 for a family of four.
The people who call Thompson's Station home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Thompson's Station residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Thompson's Station include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Thompson's Station is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.